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Tour de Georgia to come through Boro Tuesday

On Tuesday, the 2008 Tour de Georgia will make its way through Statesboro, giving citizens of Bulloch County and surrounding areas to see the premiere cycling event in the United States.

May 05, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP cbishop@statesboroherald.net | Local


Library needs volunteer readers during RIF week

Do you have a few minutes to give the joy of reading to a child? If so, the Statesboro Regional Library is looking for volunteers to read to children during the 29th annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) book distribution from Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 9th. Volunteers may sign up in person, or by telephone, at 764-1344 or 764-1346. There are 4 distributions each day, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., and a school schedule is available if parents or grandparents want to read to their child's class. Elaine McDuffie, Head of Youth ...

May 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Student group wants permitted guns at GSU

Walking around Georgia Southern's campus this week, students and faculty may notice a few people wearing gun holsters on their hips.

May 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Celebration South held in downtown Statesboro

May 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Perdue to make keynote address at OTC graduation

Gov. Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker for the spring commencement at Ogeechee Technical College. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 inside Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse.

May 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Langston Chapel Middle School holds CRCT pep rally

May 03, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Crowd packs track at Relay for Life

With balloons, barbecues, games and lots of laughter and smiles, the crowd that packed the track Friday night at the 2008 Relay for Life were celebrating.

May 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 18, 2008

May 03, 2008 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 17, 2008

May 02, 2008 | | Local


Statesboro library honors volunteers

May 02, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Evermore Farm Interscholastic Equestrian teams place in top four at finals

Middle and high school age students have been doing a bit more than horsing around at a Brooklet equestrian facility. The Evermore Farm Interscholastic Equestrian Association Future and Varsity equestrian teams both placed in the top four out of 36 teams recently at the IEA Zone Finals held at the Olympic Horse Park in Conyers.

May 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County commissioners donate surplus ambulance to OTC

Bulloch County commissioners recently donated a surplus ambulance from the county's Emergency Medical Service to Ogeechee Technical College for use in the college's Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic training programs.

May 02, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Therapeutic fishing rodeo held Thursday

May 02, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Celebration South to be held Saturday

Downtown Statesboro will be filled with barbecue scents and live music as Celebration South takes place Saturday.

May 02, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Student Government Association meets with city council to discuss communication lines

Georgia Southern students filled the Statesboro City Council chamber Tuesday evening as Student Government Association representatives sought to open up lines of communication with city officials.

May 01, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Black Friday shoppers: Thanksgiving not for sales

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Many Black Friday shoppers say they avoided spending money on Thanksgiving Day because, they say, the holiday should be a time for family.

November 28, 2014 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve

NEW YORK - For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.

November 28, 2014 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Rocky Ford mayor, clerk resign

Rocky Ford, the small Screven County town facing an ongoing federal investigation into financial matters, encountered yet another challenge last week as its mayor and town clerk both resigned.

November 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Peterson: 'Hard work pays off'

Bulloch County Schools' speech-language pathologists hosted a "Success with Stuttering" workshop on a recent teacher workday, co-sponsored by the Georgia Learning Resource System and the Stuttering Foundation of America.

November 27, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

VIENNA - Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result.

November 27, 2014 | By GEORGE JAHN Associated Press | Local


Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK - Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

November 27, 2014 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO Associated Press | Local


Statesboro double-lung transplant recipient is grateful

Andrea Maechtle feels like she received a second chance at life with her double-lung transplant surgery, performed March 17, and she believes the Statesboro community played a huge role in her miracle.

November 27, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Photo gallery: Statesboro Thanksgiving Community Service

On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Statesboro’s Christian Social Ministries serves record number with food assistance

Christian Social Ministries supplied several days worth of food to 160 households on Monday with help from the East Georgia Regional Auxiliary, whose members collected and donated all the fixings for 77 family Thanksgiving meals and purchased 100 gift cards for turkeys or hams.

November 26, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


1.3 million bound for Georgia roads, airport

ATLANTA - More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving, and officials say they're prepared for the rush with extra staff to monitor roads and help people move through security lines.

November 26, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel plans

MINEOLA, N.Y. - Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.

November 25, 2014 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press | Local


Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'

FERGUSON, Missouri - Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.

November 25, 2014 | By DAVID A. LIEB and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Statesboro native NFL player starts local foundation

Baltimore Ravens player DeAngelo Tyson, a former Statesboro High School standout, has announced the formation of the Tyson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that will benefit the city that gave him hope and opportunity.

November 25, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


8 arrested for ‘ear wax’ possession in Statesboro

A new form of an old drug is making an appearance around the area, and investigators arrested eight suspects recently after finding a quantity of "ear wax," a form of THC, in two locations.

November 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather postpones downtown Statesboro’s Shopping by Lantern Light

A rainy forecast has postponed Shopping by Lantern Light in downtown Statesboro for the second consecutive year.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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